Bhoothathankettu located at a distance of 50 km from Cochin, this scenic dam site with boating facilities is situated in a vast virgin forest. This lush green haven is an ideal spot to hang out with family and unwind you in nature and Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary near by Bhoothathankettu. A myth connected with the origin of this place says that this natural fortification of forests and hills was built by Bhoothams (spirit/ghosts) overnight. Hence got the name Bhoothathankettu (fort of the spirits). Trekking through the forests here is an exhilarating experience.